Dec 19, 2012 11:30am PST
director. >> pamela levin, deputy director of building inspection. ted yam could not be present today because of a medical emergency. what he was asked to do was talk to references and find out what positions that were similar in scope and level to what we're asking for for the director of building inspection and to talk to the references that are provided by the vendors to get their experience, how they -- what kind of positions that were on the recruitment, whether they were satisfied with the vendor, whether they were satisfy i had with the level of service, whether they were satisfied with the amount of money, it was a full type of vetting. he did it very professionally with a full list of questions and as should be done, he asked the same questions to each of the vendors. as a result he discovered ralph anderson and associates had not conducted a similar search of chief building official for director of building department and therefore has moved on and feels that it should be then short listed to two because that was one of the things that was very important to the commission.
Dec 22, 2012 8:00pm PST
none. >> item 8, director's report, 8 a, update on dbi's finances. >> pamela levin, department of building inspection. i'm going to make this very quick. you have a report that has the documents that are up here so i'm going to do this very quickly. we are currently looking at having approximately 7 1/2 million at the end of the fiscal year. this is predicated on a similar type of hiring that we have been doing, in other words, we have a certain number of vacancies this year and we had originally expected to have a lot of them filled by january. we are off about a month for several of them because the testing is taking longer. so by the end of the year we expect to have some salary savings and we're making the assumption at this point that it's $2 million, but i'm hoping we will keep the pace and continue to have the participation of the human resources department in helping us do the various testing. i got a message today that the list for the building inspectors was adopted yesterday. i'm getting those messages that we are finally getting towards the end on a lot of the